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't sign up. >> steve, what's the political response here? particularly from the democrats, and the senate? are we seeing them begin to get nervous about this, and any breaks with the administration? >> welt, you know, we are, paul, at least in congress, not in the administration, and that's because, you know, i think the website problems have been almost a distraction to the real problem here, which is this is trying to sell the american people on the edsel. they're looking at the product now. they're finding that their losing what they want, the insurance they want, and being forced into something that for millions of americans will be more expensive. what you're seeing now is a lot of what we call the red state democrats who are getting very nervous about what the political impact of this will be. you know, there's some people who think even on tuesday's elections, in some of the states, it might be an issue, because people are just hopping angry about the product that is being forced upon them. >> do you think in the end -- i mean the real danger here for the administration in implemen
. steve sentani joining me now from washington. hi, steve. >> new fallout on the rollout on the sunday talk shows. the president with the new health care law stumbles at the starting gate, and many are getting kicked off their present plan. he announced that anyone who wants to keep their existing plans can do so for one year. but it's not a solution to the problem. >> they're being hit by sticker shock, they can't keep their doctors. and what the president has proposed is basically a false fix. it's a political band-aid but it's not a permanent cure for the people who are being hurt by his policies. >> now, the administration has promised to fix the health dare website by the end of this month. in the meantime, insurance experts say they will continue to work with the administration to make sure the markets don't blow up and the insurers don't become insolvent. democrats say it's time to be patient and let the system work for the american people. >> i think we just have to remain calm, get through the website getting fixed, clarify some misrepresentations about it, but it's the law of
freeman and steve moore. let's go to colorado first. it's a very interesting state, trending left politically with a kind of new coalition of cultural liberals and hispanics. and women. leading to a democratic majority there. and they could take another big step to the left with this ballot initiative. explain. >> no question about it. you're exactly right. colorado is one of those states that has moved more to the left than just about any other state in the country. partially because of huge democratic liberal money that's gone into that state. what they've now put on the ballot is a ji gaigantic income tax increase to pay for more money for schools. big power play on the left to expand the size of the state government. the income tax, if raised would get rid of a traditional policy of a low flat tax. i would make the case one of the reasons colorado has been a high growth state is because they've had a very, you know, sound economic -- that's in jeopardy now. >> the flat tax. all income levels. if this passes, it would move up to 5% for certain taxpayers and 5.9% i think it is f
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